Declining admissions, greater transparency to patients (thanks to reference pricing) and lower payment rates add up to less money for hospitals.
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama says, besting expectations.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Obama's signature health care law, an official says.
President Obama will sign two executive orders Tuesday to address the wage gap between men and women that are part of a bigger Democratic effort.
Federal Reserve Board member Jeremy Stein says he plans to resign next month to return to Harvard University.
President Obama's health care program signed up more than 7 million people by month's end, he said Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a glitch-filled rollout of the law.
Interest in getting health insurance and avoiding a federal tax penalty drove many Americans to sign up for mandated health coverage by Monday's midnight deadline.
The first yearly sign-up period for Obamacare closes Monday, with early returns suggesting the administration may meet its original projection of 7 million enrollees.
For gay couples, health insurance options run the gamut, mirroring in part the patchwork of state laws governing same-sex marriage that have changed rapidly in recent years.
Americans will get more time to enroll in Obamacare insurance plans if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left a meeting with President Barack Obama unsatisfied with assurances that the government can protect privacy while continuing surveillance.
Hobby Lobby, a business guided by the Bible, wants a religious exemption from the Obamacare rule that employers cover birth control as part of worker-insurance plans.
A lot of confusion remains about the Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline for enrollment approaches. One troubling sector is for people who speak other languages.
One of President Obama's signature manufacturing hubs underscores the challenges facing the president's goal of ensuring a steady stream of good jobs into the 21st century.
Three winners of the Nobel Prize for economics were among 500 signers of a new letter against increasing the minimum wage. Seven Nobelists earlier signed a letter in support.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
When Washington's residents voted in 1998 to raise its minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. They were wrong.
President Obama will propose an expansion of popular tax credits Tuesday in a fiscal 2015 budget designed to serve as a blueprint for Democrats in this year's elections.
America's minimum wage has been around longer and done more good than you may know. Here's a look as the nation considers Obama's plan to go to $10.10 an hour from $7.25.
House Speaker John Boehner let Congress vote on a measure to extend the nation's borrowing authority without any spending conditions -- an unequivocal victory for Obama.
House Speaker John Boehner says the House of Representatives will vote this week to increase in the government's borrowing cap without any add-ons demanded by Republicans.
The budget deficit is set to fall to $514 billion this year, down substantially from last year and the lowest level by far since President Obama took office five years ago.
About half of U.S. workers have no access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The myRA is meant to help bridge that gap and give those workers an easy way to start saving.